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Standing Committee on Pro Bono

Standing Committee on Pro Bono


Mission and Goals

The Pro Bono committee works to persuade mediators, arbitrators and others to do pro bono dispute resolution work and to work with legal services and state bar and national pro bono offices to set up such programs and policies.

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  • In February 2003 the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution adopted the following resolution:

    The American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution urges each mediator, arbitrator or other neutral to devote at least 50 hours annually to providing pro bono ADR services; attorneys who are not neutrals to devote a portion of their pro bono services to assisting needy litigants involved in ADR proceedings; and bar associations to credit such pro bono activities toward an attorney's mandatory or aspirational pro bono requirements.
  • Goals

    The goals for the pro bono committee are (1) to implement and follow-thru with the mini-grants that were awarded in May and (2) to assist with the expansion and improvement of pro bono ADR programs through outreach and educational programs.



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      Section Events

        8 Effective Contract Drafting Techniques to Improve Your Competency and Personal Brand

        06/28/2017-06/28/2017

        The event will be held on 06/28/2017. The format is Web. The event sponsor(s) are Center for Professional Development,Section of Dispute Resolution,Section of Family Law,Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division,Division for Public Services. The event has 1.50 CLE Credits .

        Getting Lost in Our Own Lives

        06/28/2017-06/28/2017

        The event will be held on 06/28/2017. The format is Web. The event sponsor(s) are Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs,Center for Professional Development,Section of Dispute Resolution,Section of Family Law,Government and Public Sector Lawyers Division,Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division,Health Law Section,Young Lawyers Division. The event has 1.00 CLE Credits .

        Commonwealth Babies: International ART Update Across Borders

        06/29/2017-06/29/2017

        The event will be held on 06/29/2017. The format is Web. The event sponsor(s) are Bioethics and the Law,Center for Professional Development,Section of Dispute Resolution,Section of Family Law,Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division,Section of Science & Technology Law. The event has 1.50 CLE Credits .


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      Modified by Gina Viola Brown on February 11, 2014

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